Review: Synthroid and Milk Thistle
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Milk Thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on 97 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 7, 2014: 97 people who reported to have interactions when taking Synthroid, Milk Thistle are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Milk Thistle (milk thistle)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Synthroid, Milk Thistle:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||60|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||60|
|Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||39|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||32|
|Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)||24|
|Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)||24|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Synthroid, Milk Thistle:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Urinary Tract Infection||4|
|Haemolytic Anaemia (anaemia due to haemolysis)||4|
|Low Platelet Count (decrease of platelets in blood)||3|
|Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)||3|
|Degenerative Spinal Disease, Spondylosis||2|
|Hemochromatosis (a hereditary disorder in which iron salts are deposited in the tissues)||2|
|Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Medical diet
- Hepatitis c
- Mantle cell lymphoma
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin d
- Fish oil
- Vitamin e
- Ascorbic acid
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Milk Thistle (milk thistle) is often used to treat liver function test abnormal. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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- Milk thistle is used in:
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Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.
help on Apr, 9, 2014:
hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?
onset one month ago started after treatment of UTI
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it started like having heartburn the food would not go down. Progressively got worse so went a digestive doctor she ran all kinds of test (scope, went up my nose and down my throat had problems with that one,cat scan and berium test. Well they found a mass on my thyroid and had to remove have of it ...
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